Archive for May 2011

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
May 26th, 2011

A limited-time sneak preview of Kelly Sears’ brand new film, an animated high school horror, supported by the Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund. Playing at Rooftop on May 26.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
May 26th, 2011

Reel Works is one of the finest youth media training programs in the country, but they need your support to keep going!

by Lela Scott MacNeil
May 25th, 2011

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The TFI New Media Fund provides funding and support to non-fiction, social issue media projects which go beyond traditional screens – integrating film with content across media platforms, from video games and mobile apps to social networks and interactive websites. They’re looking for projects that activate audiences around issues of contemporary social justice and [...]

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
May 25th, 2011

On 4th of July weekend, Rooftop will host a screening of Heather Courtney’s powerful documentary Where Soldiers Come From. Make a donation to support this film and American Veterans.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
May 24th, 2011

The director speaks of the risks of love, the edges of violence and being adrift in the desert of Albuquerque.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
May 22nd, 2011

The Rooftop Filmmakers’ Fund gave early support to Heidi Brandenburg and Matthew Orzel’s When Two Worlds Collide. Get in early as they are now seeking finishing funds for what is sure to be an astonishing political/environmental documentary.

by Lela Scott MacNeil
May 16th, 2011

Filmmakers: our friends at Cinereach are now accepting Letters of Inquiry for their Summer 2011 Grant Cycle. Grants range from $5,000-$50,000 project and are given during all stages of production. Apply today.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
May 16th, 2011

Brooklyn Workforce Innovations runs one of the finest film training program in the city, helping disadvantaged young people receive professional-quality film training. Hire one today for your film shoot!

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
May 9th, 2011

Zachary Raines, director of the black comedy Freeloader, discusses filming in NYC on no budget and being “broke, lazy and willing to weasel things out of people.” (Those things aren’t related.)

by Lela Scott MacNeil
May 5th, 2011

We could not be more excited to announce our special weekend of select films from the 2011 South by Southwest Film Festival, making their New York Premieres June 3-5 2011, as part of Rooftop Films 15th Annual Summer Series.

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